State of Alaska Hazardous Materials Commodity Flow Study

Nuka Research compiled, analyzed, and presented information on the movement of extremely hazardous substances, hazardous substances, and oil/petroleum products throughout Alaska. The purpose of the project was to provide information to communities and first responders. The study included a literature review, compilation of data from government and industry sources, analysis, and a final report. The … Read more

West Coast Spill Response Study for British Columbia

The Government of British Columbia, through the Ministry of Environment, contracted Nuka Research to follow up on a series of 2013 studies with a worldwide scan of leading practices for oil spill prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery.  CLIENT: British Columbia Ministry of Environment PROJECT DATES:  October 2015

Oil Spill Tech Adoption Workshop

Nuka Research facilitated a workshop for the Oil Spill Recovery Institute to help them better understand the key decision points and decision-makers that determine whether a new oil spill response technology reaches commercialization, the common obstacles to achieving this, and some ways of overcoming those obstacles. More than 25 participants from state and federal government, … Read more

Oil Spill Response Gap Analysis

Nuka Research analyzed how frequently conditions that may preclude marine oil spill response occur in the U.S. Arctic Ocean. This oil spill response gap, or response viability, project began with a literature review to establish operating limits for mechanical recovery, dispersant, and in-situ burning spill response tactics in terms of winds, waves, air temperature, sea … Read more

West Coast Spill Response Study for British Columbia

The Government of British Columbia, through the Ministry of Environment, contracted Nuka Research to complete a three-volume study to help them to understand and evaluate preparedness for marine oil spills along the west coast. We published three reports: Volume 1 – Gap Analysis. We conducted a gap analysis, using qualitative evaluations and quantitative modeling tools … Read more

Mt. Hope Bay Geographic Response Planning Project

In response to the Bouchard-120 Oil Spill in 2002, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) contracted Nuka Research to develop Geographic Response Plans throughout the state. The first region to be developed was for the Buzzards Bay region. This process entailed identifying stakeholders in the community who would provide input on strategies to include in … Read more

South Shore Geographic Response Planning Project

In response to the Bouchard-120 Oil Spill in 2002, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) contracted Nuka Research to develop Geographic Response Plans throughout the state. This process entailed identifying stakeholders in the community who would provide input on strategies to include in a geographic response plan, hosting stakeholder meetings, and developing the GRP documents … Read more

Boston Harbor Geographic Response Planning Project

In response to the Bouchard-120 Oil Spill in 2002, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) contracted Nuka Research to develop Geographic Response Plans throughout the state. The first region to be developed was for the Buzzards Bay region. This process entailed identifying stakeholders in the community who would provide input on strategies to include in … Read more

North Shore Geographic Response Planning Project

In response to the Bouchard-120 Oil Spill in 2002, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) contracted Nuka Research to develop Geographic Response Plans throughout the state. This process entailed identifying stakeholders in the community who would provide input on strategies to include in a geographic response plan, hosting stakeholder meetings, and developing the GRP documents … Read more

Buzzard’s Bay Geographic Response Planning Project

In response to the Bouchard-120 Oil Spill in 2002, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) contracted Nuka Research to develop Geographic Response Plans throughout the state. The first region to be developed was for the Buzzards Bay region. This process entailed identifying stakeholders in the community who would provide input on strategies to include in … Read more